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Month: June 2016

Make it a Union-Made Fourth of July

Have plans for the Fourth? Begin saving money and support other union members by shopping Made in America for union-made beer, food, snacks, games and more. Text MADE to 235246 on your mobile device for more union-made in America product lists. If you’re going out of town, visit the Union Plus Travel Center. Find union […]

Tell Pelosi to Stand Strong Against a Lame-Duck TPP Vote

Thanks to massive public opposition, there’s little chance that the job-killing, planet-destroying Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will be voted on before the November election.  Thanks to IAM members like you speaking out, being pro-TPP has become a huge political liability for any elected official. So what are the corporations behind the TPP trying to do?  They […]

Tentative Agreement Reached for 1000 at Red River Army Depot

The IAM has reached a tentative bridging agreement for 1000 workers at the Red River Army Depot in Texarkana, TX. Pictured from left: IAM Southern Territory Chief of Staff Jeff Smith, Negotiating Committee member Kyle Bynum, Grand Lodge Representative Valerie Rodriguez, District W2 Business Representative Melone Irvin, Negotiating Committee members Christi Grizzle, Mike Lee, Gary […]

Gregory Tapped as Transportation Department Special Representative

IAM International President Bob Martinez today announced the appointment of Brianna Gregory as IAM Transportation Department Special Representative, effective July 1, 2016 A native of Seattle, Gregory initiated into Local 2202 as an Alaska Airlines Passenger Service Employee in 2004. She served as the local’s Chief Steward, Shop Steward, Communicator and Trustee. Gregory also served […]

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